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Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-030
Overview The Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament was active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through public opinion and personal contacts, PCTD supporters pressured Congress to support total disarmament, including passage of the Frazier Amendment outlawing war. Other objectives of the Committee included a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, opposition to all preparations and training for war (including ROTC), and support for...
Dates: 1930-1938

War Resisters' International Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-039

The War Resisters' International was founded at Bilthoven, Netherlands, in 1921 by representative pacifists from that country, Germany, Austria and Great Britain. The War Resisters' International was never more than a coordinating body in its relationship to affiliated groups.

Dates: 1923-1976

Women's Peace Society Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-106
Overview Women's Peace Society was not interested in using political or economic means to end what it termed "war-madness". Rather, its members chose educational methods such as handing out literature, participating in demonstrations, speaking at public events, and holding school contests. In August 1921, it sponsored a conference at Niagara Falls where it cooperated with Canadian peace women in starting the Women's Peace Union of the Western Hemisphere. The Women's Peace Union chose to work...
Dates: 1914-1933; Majority of material found within 1914-1933

Women's Peace Union: U.S. Branch Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-044

The Women's Peace Union was founded in August 1921 to encourage the formation of a peace group to encompass all the women of the western hemisphere, to work for complete disarmament and the abolition of all constitutional and legal sanctions for war. Records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection are those of the United States branch.

Dates: 1921-1940

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Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Winsor, Mary, 1869-1956 3
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Frazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947 2
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Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 2
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Barker, Christine Ross 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Black, Elizabeth 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cope, Eliza M. 1
Cox, Lucy A. 1
Daljord, Stella Crossley 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Drexel, Constance 1
Dulles, Sophia H. 1
Eves, William 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Harvey, William Brinton, 1862- 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Holmes, Marian H. 1
Hoopes, Darlington, b. 1896 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Lee, Jennie, 1904- 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lief, Alfred, 1901- 1
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 1
Mackaye, Jessie Hardy 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
Newton, Ray 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Paco (Organization) 1
Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Smith, Tucker P. 1
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 1
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
War Resisters League 1
War Resisters' International 1
Williams, H. Justice 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
Wold, Emma, 1871-1950 1
Women's Peace Society 1
Women's Peace Union 1
Women's Peace Union. U.S. Branch 1
Wright, Edward Needles, 1897- 1
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